Insight: RBA Committed to Keep Money Market Rates at Low Levels

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is committed to ensuring money market rates remain at the recent low levels and is prepared to provide funding through repos to meet that goal.

So, any spike in interest rates o...

11 Jun 2020, 11:15 AM
Insight: RBA Unfazed by AUD Rise As It Aligns with Fundamentals

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia doesn’t appear to be fazed by the recent strength in the Australian dollar because it is judging it against fundamentals and in the context of big declines in March.

This...

10 Jun 2020, 04:34 PM
Analysis: Worried About Upcoming RBA Repo Maturities? Don’t Be

By Sophia Rodrigues

Any worry of a tightening in funding conditions in Australia’s money market due to large repo maturities this month is misplaced because liquidity is expected to get a boost from government spending.

A...

03 Jun 2020, 07:01 PM
Insight: RBA Open to Multiple Yield Targeting But Not at This Sta...

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia recognizes it might have to do multiple yield targeting with large-scale asset purchases at some stage but at this time it is focused on the effect of the strong monetary and fiscal easin...

02 Jun 2020, 08:20 PM
RBA Steers Clear of Comments on China, Housing Mkt, AUD

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia left its policy settings unchanged and acknowledged that the depth of the downturn will be less than previously expected, but still pointed to uncertain outlook.

Importantly, th...

02 Jun 2020, 03:03 PM
Preview: RBA Tone Likely Cautious, Dovish-Biased Due to High AUD

By Sophia Rodrigues

The Reserve Bank of Australia is expected to leave policy settings unchanged at the board meeting Tuesday, but the underlying tone could be one of caution and therefore biased towards more easing, especially given the...

01 Jun 2020, 05:39 PM